Awassa Textile and Industrial Park S.C, a local company established by three Ethiopian investors, is going to build a privately-owned industry park in Hawassa town at a cost of two billion birr, The Reporter has learnt.
The registration of voters for the Sidama referendum started on Thursday November 2, 2019. According to multiple sources from the area, the process is being conducted peacefully and that there were no threats except on a polling station around Hawassa in a place called Bilate on the first day of voter registration.
The recent deadly violence and conflicts in the Sidama Zone of the Southern Regional State has become a serious concern for foreign investors forcing them to abandon their operations at the Hawassa Industrial Park, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) said.
Police in Hawassa town, capital of the Southern Regional State, have arrested over 207 individuals suspected to have involved in sporadic violence and criminal activities which has left the city unusually unsafe, The Reporter has learnt.
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